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Ancient Chinese Statue Continues to Baffle

Curators and scholars continue to puzzle over an 11-inch-high burial figure that appears to be seated in a side-saddle position with a cloth draped across his face. According to the Wall Street Journal: Made in China during the latter part of the eighth century, this unusual Tang dynasty burial figure today sits on a shelf in the Museo di Arte Orientale (MAO) of Turin, Italy, exuding as much mystery as he does energy.
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The Chinese Are Not Our Bankers, And Obama Doesn't Need To Kowtow Towards Them

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (5 years ago)

(This guest post originally appeared at the author's blog) Another Presidential junket to Asia and another one of the usual lectures from China, decrying our “profligate ways”. Today’s Wall Street Journal reports:, “China’s top bank... Read Post

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Business & Finance : Business: The Atlantic (5 years ago)

The Wall Street Journal han article today that is likely to anger Wall Street. And no, it has nothing to do with bonuses, at least not directly. According to the article, China intends to make it very difficult for foreign... Read Post

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Business & Finance : China Wealth (8 hours ago)

China’s wealth boom has turned the country into a growing new market for private jet suppliers in recent years.   Yet a government crackdown on corruption and a creeping anti-luxury climate under Chinese President Xi Jinping may be ... Read Post


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